Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities
On May 8, CEO of the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board Ahmed Yousef received Gloria Walker and her family, who came from Philadelphia, USA, to fulfil the dream of her life, which is to visit Egypt and the Pyramids of Giza with her family.
Waziri explained that the packaging and reinforcement work on the body of the boat is conducted in accordance with scientific international standards used in the transfer of antiquities.
Egypt is implementing all hygiene and safety measures for its visitors.
Recently, the Cultural Development and Community Communication Department in the Office of the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities launched an initiative entitled "Our Story", in cooperation with the public and technical education sectors of the Ministry of Education.
On May 5 at 1:30 p.m., the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, will hold a short seminar entitled "Advanced and Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies" via Zoom.
This is done to ensure the extent of the facilities' commitment to continuous disinfection and sterilization in all Egyptian tourist destinations, in accordance with international standards for disinfection.
This initiative included the allocation of EGP 50 billion to revamp hotels, tourism institutions and the fleets of tourism transport, as well as a sum of EGP 3 billion to fund wages and maintenance costs.
A number of decisions were taken to develop the services presented to visitors heading to museums and archaeological sites, raise tourism and archaeological awareness among the Egyptian people and stimulate the movement of cultural tourism.
Vice Minister of Tourism and Antiquities for Tourism Affairs Ghada Shalaby visited the Red Sea governorates to follow up on the vaccinations of workers in the tourism sector against COVID-19.
The airport museums aim to promote cultural tourism in Egypt and attract and encourage tourists, especially transit passengers, to visit archaeological and historical sites and museums.
The Minister of Tourism & Antiquities wished success to the Steering Committee in carrying out its tasks and responsibilities in the coming period.
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization inaugurated the Royal Mummies Hall on April 18.
Kafr El-Sheikh Museum received a multinational delegation of American University faculty members residing in Egypt.
A month after receiving and placing the fourth shrine of King Tutankhamun in its display case in the hall dedicated to the Golden King’s treasures in the Grand Egyptian Museum, the museum received Tutankhamun’s third shrine.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities released a video of the restoration work of the dome of the shrine of Imam Al-Shafei, which was inaugurated on World Heritage Day on April 18.
The Royal Mummies Hall of Egypt’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilization opens its door to visitors in line with the celebrations of World Heritage Day, which falls on April 18.
Fourteen of the Royal Mummies were placed in two display boxes in NMEC's Mummies Hall, in preparation for receiving visitors on World Heritage Day which falls on April 18, 2021.
A total of 944 pieces are displayed in the museum.
Assistant Minister of Tourism and Antiquities to control hotel facilities, shops, and tourist activities Abdel Fattah Al-Assi made an inspection visit to South Sinai.
The German News Agency shed light on a tour with renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, while he was explaining the secrets of the Lost City that was discovered in Luxor.